The Centre for Environmental Research (CER) was established in 1994 and is currently under the directorship of Dr. Richard Moles. The CER is a multidisciplinary research centre located at the University of Limerick in Ireland.
Research carried out by the Centre is based in suites of modern laboratories in various university buildings, which include chemistry, catalysis, biochemistry and biology facilities. The expertise of this multidisciplinary Centre encompasses many areas of environmental research, including environmental chemistry and catalysis, ecology, geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, geochemistry, computer modelling, environmental management, environmental impact assessment, sustainable development.
While the CER is active in a wide range of multidisciplinary studies, the following themes are dominant: